Records of Death Removal in the Town of Bethel 1898

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Transcribed by: Nan Runde

Family History Film #1491337

Pages 588-589

The word Blank has been used when no information was enntered on the original recordThe use of an * indicates an omission or error made by the original recorder, not the transcriber

The use of ? indicates a word or letter that could not be read, due to to quality of the original record

Records of Removal Permits as returned by Sextons of Cemetries in 1898


Place of Death

Time of Death

Age, Year, Month, Day



Place of Birth, State

Place of  Burial

Cause of Death



Name of Parents

Physician's or Person's Certifying

1. Wells, George Redding, CT February 22 72y 11m 0d Male Not Given Blank ??lf?itt?* Cemetery Paralysis Blank Not Given Not Given Not Given
2. Lee, Sont of Frank* Danbury, CT March 3 0y 0m 3h Male Single Danbury, CT St. Mary's Cemetery Premature Birth Blank White Frank H & Lucy L Lee U. Selleck, M.D.
3. Lee, Lucy L Danbury, CT March 1 20y 9m 19d Female Married Sharon, CT St. Mary's Cemetery Acute Heart Disease Blank White Theodore & ??ts Owen* U. Sellect, M.D.
4  Ba???m*, Julia Beatrice, NE March 18 76y 0m 0d Female Widow Not Given Bethel Cemetery Exaustion Blank White Not Given E. Gr?be, M.D.*
5. McNab, Robert J Danbury, CT March 31 31y 3m 0d Male Single Danbury, CT Bethel Cemetery Crush skull shock RR?* Hatter James & Martha McNab W.C. Wile, M.D.EX.
6. Beebe, Mary A Bridgeport, CT April 6 79y 3m 0d Female Widow Bridgeport, CT Bethel Cemetery E??ipel??--General Exhaustion Blank White Samuel & Ph??e Ha?ley* A.J. Smith, M.D.
7.Benedict, Theodore L Danbury, CT April 27 47y 7m 0d Male Divorced Bethel, CT Bethel Cemetery Heart Disease Blank White Orrin & Julia M Benedict A.E. Stratton, MD.
8. Galllng, Lewis* Orange, CT May 5 73y 4m 0d Male Married C?nwell, NY Bethel Cemetery Chronic Gastritis, exhaustion Blank White Not Given A. B????, M.D.
9. Collins, Bridget Redding, CT May 8 65y 0m 0d Female Not Given Not Given St. Mary's Cemetery Paralysis Blank Blank Not Given Not Given
10.  Walsh, Bridget Redding, CT May 20 34y 0m 0d Female Married Blank, Ireland St. Mary's Cemetery Typhoid Fever Blank White John & Mary ?olan* C.R. Hart, M.D.
11. Cole, Frank J Danbury, CT May 23 42y 5m 0d Male Widower Bethel, CT Bethel Cemetery Pneumonia Blank White Chas L & Mable Cole George B. Wright, M.D.
12. Squires, Sally H Redding, CT June 7 80y4m 18d Female Married Redding, CT Bethel Cemetery Acute Paritonitis Blank White Isaac & Lydia Bartram* Erenst H. Smith, M.D.
13. Nichols, Harriet D Acton, MA June 21 56y 5m 12d Female Not Given Not Given Bethel Cemetery Lobar Penumonia Blank White Not Given I.L. Pickard, M.D.
14. Steek*, Olga A C Danbury, CT July 30 0y 16m0d Female Single Danbury, CT Bethel Cemetery Cholera Infant??? Menigitis* Blank White  Rudolph & Louisa Steek F.P. Clark, M.D.
15. ?ailer*, Charlotte M Danbury, CT July 23 0y 0m 24d Female Single Danbury, CT Elmwood Cemetery Syphilis--Convulsions Blank White Peter H ?ailer & ??tie Williams* Paul M. Ti?derland, M.D.
16. Roff,  John G Danbury, CT Aug 9 80y 8m 0d Male Widower New York, NY Bethel Cemetery Brights Disease----Coma Blank White David Roff & Hannah M???h* Frank P Clark, M.D.
17. Stock*, Rosa Danbury, CT September 6 7y 5m 0d Female Single Danbury, CT Bethel Cemetery Diphtheria Blank White Rudolph & Louisa Stock W. Frank Gordon, M.D.
18. Da?kowski*, Michael Boston, MA September 26 55y 0m 0d Male Not Given Not Given Bethel Cemetery Phthisis Blank Not Given Not Given Signed by C.E. Davis, Leg. Board of Health, Boston
19. Prentice, Hannah Westfield, NY September 28 Not Given Female Not Given Not Given Bethel Cemetery Apoplexy Blank Not Given Not Given Not Given
20. Sullivan, Edward Joseph Redding, CT September, Not Given 8y 1m 14d Male Blank Redding, CT St. Mary's Cemetery Dysentery Blank White John M. Sullivan & Ella L. Mcdonald?? A??e M Reid, M.D.
21. Levine, Charles W Bridgeport, CT October 20 47y 0m 0d Male Married Blank,?* Bethel Cemetery Suicide by Hanging Blank White Levine F.B. ? Med. Ex.
22. Gage, Sarah Middletown, CT October 20  ?7y 0m 0n* Female Widow Blank, NY Bethel Cemetery Valvular Disease of Heart Blank White Unknown Chas W Page, M.D.
23. McManus, Patrick Danbury, CT July 5, (1881) Not Given  Male Single Blank, Ireland St. Mary's Cemetery Result of old Fracture of Skull Blank White Not Given W.C. Bennett, M.D.
24. Parber,* William ? Danbury, CT November 15 (1898) 72y 9m 29d Male Married Danbury, CT Bethel Cemetery Old Age, Apoplexy Blank White Samuel & Celara Stone Barber W.L. Watson, M.D.
25. Li??ie, Arthur L Brooklyn, NY January 5, (1895) 1y 4m 0d Male Blank Blank Bethel Cemetery Diphtheria Blank Not Given Not Given F. Wistham, MD. Asst. Registrar of Records
26. Corning*, ?arissa L Norwalk, CT ? 27 (1898)* 82y 9m 0d Female Widow Danbury, CT Bethel Cemetery Endocarditis Blank White Martin R. Sturt & Abigail ? Taylor Walter Hitchcock
27. Savage, Margaret Danbury, CT December 31* 60y 0m 0d Female Widow Danbury, CT Bethel Cemetery Brights Disease/Acute Regurgitation Blank White Archibald & Sarah McCorkell N. Sellick, MD
28. Barnum, James P Newtown, CT January 7 79y 11m 27d Male Married Catskill, NY Elmwood Cemetery La Grippe Farmer White Thomas & Hannah Barnum Geo D. Wright, MD
29. Hoyt, Russell B Danbury, CT January 14 50y 10m 12d Male Single Bethel, CT Wolfpitts Cemetery La Grippe-Brights Disease Hatter White Russell & Caroline Hoyt Geo D. Wright, MD
30. Barnum, Julia A East Orange, NJ January 30 64y 0 0d Female Blank Blank Bethel Cemetery Cance of Pancreas Blank Blank Blank Signed by Daniel A Dugan City ?
31.Wheeler, Marion Danbury, CT March 3 0y 4m 0d Female Blank Blank Bethel Cemetery Bronchitis-Broncho-Pneumonia Blank White Chas & Mary Wheeler W.S. Watson, MD
32. LeRoy, Ward Danbury, CT March 19 38y 10m 16d Male Married Red Mills, NY Bethel Cemetery Brights Disease Hatter White Chas & Susan LeRoy J. Alexander Wade, MD
33. Hitchcock, Willie E New Haven, CT March 20 22y 3m 0d Male Married New Haven, CT Bethel Cemetery Phthisis Pulmonarium Blank White Edward & Hannah A Hitchcock Edwin C.M. Hall
34.Cahill, Edward Joseph Danbury, CT April 5 0y 0m 25d Male Blank Danbury, CT St. Mary's Cemetery Inanition/Convulsions Blank White Patrick & Josephine Cahill A.E. Barber
35. Babcock, Samuel Levi Redding, CT April 11  1y 0m 7d Male Single Redding, CT Bethel Cemetery Broncho Pneuonia Blank White Chas H & Lavinia M Babcock Ernest A Smith, MD
36. Johnson, Carrie E Redding, CT April 12 3y 7m 23d Female Single Redding, CT Behtel Cemetery Acuty Cerebral Meningitis Blank Black Geo E & Harriet Johnson A.E. Barber, MD
37. Bassett, Llewellyn C Danbury, CT April 29 36y 11m 22d Male Single Bethel, CT Bethel Cemetery Cerebro Spinal Meningitis Bartender White Charles & Mary E Bassett N. Sellick
38. Bartman, Esther Danbury, CT May 1 50y 10m 11d Female Married Roundout, NY Bethel Cemetery Fibroid of Uterus/Peritonitis after Hysterectomy Housewife White John Prindle E.A. Stratton, MD
38. Barnum, Ellen Newtown, CT May 10 58y 5m 13d Female Widow Sligo, Ireland Elmwood Cemetery Bronchitis Housewife White Blank C.R. Hart, MD
39. Hunt, James Bethel, CT April 3* 73y 3m 25d Male Married Philadelphia, PA Bethel Cemetery Lupus-Exhaustion Hatter White Paul & Anna A Hunt A.E. May, MD
40. Hunt, Sarah Maria Bethel CT April 7* 76y 8m 28d Female Widow Bethel, CT Bethel Cemetery General Debility/Congestion of Lungs Housewife White Elihu & Mary M Crofut A.E. Barber, MD
41. Simons, Amos Jr Danbury, CT June 9 36y 8m 12d Male Married Newtown, CT Bethel Cemetery Appendicitis/Heart Failure Colorman Black Amos & Margett A.E. Barber, MD
42. Judd, George F Danbury, CT June 16 20y 8m 27d Male Single Bethel, CT Bethel Cemetery Consumption Florist White Fred'k A & Harriet A Judd F.P. Clark, MD
43. Johnson, Rasmus Danbury, CT June 22 33y 0m 0d Male Married Blank, ?* Bethel Cemetery Accidental Drowning Tailor White Johan & Ann Johnson D.C. Brown, MD, Med Examiner
44. Sturtevant, Agnes Brooklyn, NY June 8 57y 0m 0d Blank Blank Blank Bethel Cemetery Cancer Blank Blank Blank Signed by S.J. Byrne, MD,Registrar
45. Platt, George W New Fairfield, CT July 10* 0y 0m 0d Male Blank Blank Bethel Cemetery Drowning Blank White Blank Said to have been W.C. Wile, Med Ex
46. Carson*, Harry ? Redding, CT August 6 0y 6m 17d Male Single Blank Bethel Cemetery Cholera Infantum Blank White James & Minnie C Carson C.R. Hart, MD
47. Hodge, Henry Danbury, CT August 11 66y 1m 0d Male Married Danbury, CT Bethel Cemetery Fracture of Skull Pedlar White H??ll & Mary Hodge A.E. Stratton, Med Ex
48. Crofutt, Sarah E Danbury, CT August 27 57y 0m 17d Female Widow Blank, NJ Bethel Cemetery Cancer of Stomach/Hemorrhage Housewife White Alfred Taylor F.P. Clark, MD
49. Andrews, Martha J Blank August 27 45y 0m 0d Blank Blank Blank Bethel Cemetery Enteritis Blank Blank Blank Signed by T.C. Taylor, MD, Asst Registrar
50. Bennett, Abigail Danbury, CT October 1 60y 4m 14d Female Widow Fishkill, NY Removal Permit given to Lidingtonville, NY Aploplexia Gen Housewife White Blank H.A. Wheeler, MD
51. Clapp, Julia Bridgeport, CT October 28 70y 2m 0d Female Married Bethel, CT Bethel Cemetery Cerebral Embolism/Exhaustion Housewife White Alanson & Rebecca Taylor Geo B. Cowell, MD
52. Crofut, George A Danbury, CT November 17 29y 8m 0d Male Married Bethel, CT Bethel Cemetery Accidental Drowning Hatter White Able C & Hulda Crofut E.A. Stratton, Med Ex
53. Gregory*, ??sina Middletown, CT November 19 77y 3m 0d Female Widow Newtown, CT Elmwood Cemetery Cerebral Apoplexy Housekeeper White Taylor & Mary A Judd Henry S Noble, MD
54. Couch, Henry E Danbury, CT December 2 78y 8m 8d Male Blank Bethel, CT Bethel Cemetery Ana??ia-Bronchitis* Photographer White Johanthan & Lydia Couch A.P. McDonald, MD
55. Miller, Julia S Danbury, CT December 16 50y 9m 7d Female Widow Danbury, CT Bethel Cemetery Uterine Carcinoma/Operation outcome/Obstruction of Bowels ???? Maker* White Major & Julia Miller A.P. McDonald, MD
56. Mrogan, Caroline Danbury, CT December 21 64y 0m 0d Female Widow New Milford, CT Bethel Cemetery Cancer of Stomach/Exhaustion Housewife White Blank W.S. Watson, MD
57. Flynn, Maggie Brookfield, CT November 28 30y 5m 7d Female Single Blank, Ireland St. Mary's Cemetery Tuberculosis Blank White Peter & Ellen Flynn A.W. Griswold, D

Transcriber's Notes:

1. Looks like Holfpitte

2. ?=H or A

3. Number of Letters uncertain; first two letters may be Ka; last letter may be s or y

4. Non of illegible letters extends above or below, name could be Barmum; in physician's

name, ?= o ro a

5. ?=Illegible word

6. Mother's name is probably Phebe, in surname, ?= n or w8.

8. None of illegible letters extends above  or below, name could be Gaurung or Ganning; in Physician's name, ? may be s; surname looks like Beran

10. ?=T or L; name is probably Tolaln

12. Possible misreading (of Bertram?) by original recorder?

14. Though this name is clearly written by the original recorder as "Steek"  the parent' names (Rudolph & Louisa Steek) are so  similar to those of the child in entry #17 as to suggest that they are the same people. As a former resident of Bethel, I am aware that Steck is a local name. Steek and Stock may bot be misreading of Steck.....

15. ?=L or T; mother's name is illegible; in physician's name, ? may be m (misreading of

Timberland or Tinderland?)

16. Illegible letters do not extend above or below; name probably March or Marsh

17. Though this name is written distinctly, it may be a misreading by the original recorder. See

note for entry 14.

18. ?= n or u

20. Illegible letters do not extend above or below; name looks like Anne,Annie or Amie

21. Birthplace looks like Sweden; physician's name is illegible, looks like Somms

22. ? Looks like 1 but may be a 6

24. ?= L or S; surname is probably Barber, could be a misreading of Parker

25. Illegible letters do not extend above or below; surname may be Linnie

26. Initial Letter or letters obscured; the name is probably Clarissa; month is

illegible, may be April or December, "Sturt" may be a miswriting of Stuart;?= H or A

27. *1898

36. *1892?

37. *1898

40. probably Denmark

42. *1891

43. ?=probably N but could be H

44. Name ay be Ursina or Rosina; in father's name, illegible letters do not extend above or below, name may be Hull

51. Illegible letters do not extend above or below; could be anaeia or anarimia

52. First letter=E or C; middle letters do not extend above or below; last letter=t or b; work could be Coat

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